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The inside of a driving simulator makes it look like a person is driving down a city street.

Read This If You Know People Who Smoke Weed and Then Drive (Part 2 of 2)

October 07, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

A single marijuana cigarette can impair your driving skills. Read More »

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A driving simulator in a large room.

Read This If You Know People Who Smoke Weed and Then Drive (Part 1 of 2)

October 05, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

With more states legalizing marijuana for medical and/or recreational use, there’s an increasing need to know the potential risks of drugged driving. Read More »

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Two people carrying an injured football player on a stretcher.

Pro Athletes, Marijuana, and Opioids

September 09, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Some people say it’s time to let athletes use marijuana to treat pain from the injuries professional sports can inflict. Read More »

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Marijuana & Psychosis

June 02, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

You may know that marijuana can pose risks for a person’s physical health. But for some people, it carries risks for their mental health, too. Read More »

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A teen girl holding her head in pain.

Marijuana Withdrawal Is Real

April 02, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

A lot of people seem to think marijuana is different from other drugs. Unfortunately, it’s not the case: Just like with other drugs (including alcohol and nicotine), you can get addicted to marijuana—especially if you use it during your teen years. Read More »

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